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China Turns Big Data into Big Brother

It was a drab, chill day in November, and the clocks were striking thirteen. As the woman passed through Hangzhou Railway Station, she moved quickly through the ticket gates—though not quickly enough to avoid detection by the transport authority, which noticed her …Continue reading

Intel Tries to Rearchitect the Computer—and Itself

The world’s biggest chip maker says it’s time to start building computers differently—and it wants to sell the new hardware technologies needed to do it. In San Francisco last week Intel executives showed off two new technologies for storing data and moving …Continue reading